Dec 6, 2013 5:30pm PST
big story in the news the u.s. economy and jobs. positive news that more than 200,000 jobs were added in november. and the unemployment rate has fallen from 7.3% to 7%. that is a five-year low, down from a peak of 10% four years ago. wall street liked what it heard. the markets finished up across the board today. nbc's tom costello reports tonight on where the jobs are showing up. >> reporter: 24-year-old eddie christian is one face of an improving economy. after graduating from college and spending nine months searching for a job, he just landed at starwood hotels working in human resources. >> the fact that i have a sense of security o in a full-time job and the fact it's in my field, i feel lucky. >> reporter: employers added more than 200,000 jobs for each of the last four months. in november, many were good-paying jobs. 40,000 in education and health care. 27,000 in manufacturing. 17,000 construction jobs. so they're coming in the right places. they're coming slower than people wanted, but don't forget. we came from a very, very dark place. and so the light is starting to shine.
Dec 2, 2013 5:30pm PST
about the economic recovery. brian? >> john yang on the economy from chicago for us tonight. thanks. >>> big story today that came out of last night. jeff bezos, founder and head of amazon.com unveiled what he hopes will be the next big thing. delivery by drones. small package delivery by drone, federal regulations permitting. no one know ifs the idea will fly. no one knows yet if that will fly, but drones have moved in to stay in a lot of places. a lot of places. in war zones overseas they carry hellfire missiles. in studios like this one, hd cameras. along with limitless possibilities. and that, for some, is the problem. janet shamlian is live for us tonight at the amazon warehouse in arizona. janet, good evening. >> reporter: hi, brian. as quickly as the packages are moving through tonight, amazon is making big promises about even faster delivery in the future using drones. the tech giant would seem to have the resource bus some fear safety and privacy. the video had the internet abuzz. the drone buzzing over a field, landing at a customer's home and delivering a package ordered